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Record #: O2013-4479   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 6/5/2013 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Finance
Final action: 6/26/2013
Title: Support of Class L tax incentive for property at 1275-1295 N Milwaukee Ave
Sponsors: Emanuel, Rahm
Topic: TAX INCENTIVES - Class L
Attachments: 1. O2013-4479.pdf
OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO
RAHM EMANUEL
MAYOR

June 5, 2013










TO THE HONORABLE, THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO


Ladies and Gentlemen:

At the request of the Commissioner of Housing and Economic Development, I transmit herewith an ordinance authorizing a Class L tax status for property located at 1725-95 North Milwaukee.

Your favorable consideration of this ordinance will be appreciated.

Mayor

Very truly yours,
ORDINANCE

WHEREAS, the City of Chicago (the "City") is a home rule unit of government under Section 6(a), Article VII of the 1970 Constitution of the State of Illinois authorized to exercise any power and perform any function pertaining to its government and affairs; and
WHEREAS, the Cook County Board of Commissioners has enacted the Real Property Assessment Classification Ordinance, as amended (the "Classification Ordinance"), which establishes the Class L property tax classification to encourage the preservation and rehabilitation of certain historically and architecturally significant buildings, which will enhance the general character of real estate in the county and contribute to the economic well-being of the county by increasing the level of economic activity, increasing employment opportunities and contributing to the long-term growth of the real property tax base; and
WHEREAS, AGC West Town Center Owner LLC, a limited liability company or its successor in interest (the "Owner"), is the owner of the historic building (the "Building") located at 1275-95 North Milwaukee Avenue in Chicago, Illinois, as more precisely described in Exhibit 1 attached hereto and hereby made a part hereof (the land and improvements thereon being herein referred to as the "Project Real Estate"); and
WHEREAS, City Council of the City (the "City Council") adopted an ordinance on April 9, 2008, designating the Milwaukee Avenue District as a Chicago Landmark pursuant to the criteria then established in Section 2-120-620 of the Municipal Code of Chic...

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